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banks in particularly. american tax cheats spent million. >> a report if a senate investigative committee, leers in the making. if you go through the pages james bond has nothing on the swiss banks. some senators say it's too real. as much as $12 billion hidden away. secret and none taxed >> top officials of credit swiss called before a senate panel accused of helping 19,000 u.s. customers evade taxes. in testimony their c.e.o. was contrite. >> the management team regrets despite the leading industry compliant members, we had swiss bank private bankers who may have convened american law. >> he blamed is small group. their methods from cloak and dagger. bank statements were slipped into the pages of sports illustrated, a client where they never left grounds, a remote controlled elevato with no but jobles. and after each traction account statements shredded. >> the jig is up. >> senators want client names. bank officials say they are squeezed. >> do you think you'll be convicted in a swiss court. will the swiss government convict you if you comply with the laws. will you be prosec
kind of world war ii camp. allen with al jazeera, north idaho. >>> a tax break for more than 13 million americans, president obama set to unveil the new budget this morning and tell you who will benefit the most if that proposal makes it through congress. plus you might call it thc-tv, marijuana commercials could be coming to a television society near you and life gave them lemons and they made lemonade and going to school. >>> if you think durant is the mbp lebron says not so fast and we will talk about the record in south beach. ♪ welcome back to al jazeera america, i'm stephanie sy, israel's prime minister is pushing back against u.s. diplomacy in the middle east and met with president obama on monday and discussed a framework for reaching a pack with the palestinian and netanyahu had frustration for, syria and iran and to have compromise israel must be secure and netanyahu will deliver the keynote speech to the american, israel publish affairs and apac is the largest and pro-israel lobbying group in the u.s. and as you can see libby casey is joining us from washington and good mor
for the tax rates to pay for that. most definitely. caller: our roads are awful. we have a lot of state roads. repair work would really help. where else do you see jobs available besides infrastructure spending? where else do you think the government can help create jobs? caller: i think in the technology,system, private sector. help bringons would about income to a level of being able to take care of your family, cover your living expenses. if that was not for unions, we would not be able to watch you on television right now. so they can rip off citizens and keep low wages and make big profits. thank you. calling in from philadelphia, pennsylvania. fish and sam says the president's budget should be how not to spend others money. also, dean writes in, too bad the gop will kill his budget. are they totally heartless? commentspage, several on that. allen writes in on her thoughts on the president's budget plan. she says stop messing around with other people's lives. we will continue to bring you comments. we want to hear you on the phone. the phone lines are open. ruben in philly on the line fo
of both parties, tax reform. the republican version will be officially unveiled tomorrow by the chairman of the house ways and means committee, but the leaders of both parties in the senate held out no hope for getting tax reform done this year. joining me now is msnbc policy analyst ezra klein and david corn, washington bureau chief for mother jones. it looked to me like john boehner had exactly one thing on his mind when he left the white house. i've got to go out on the house floor and prove to my fellow republicans that i am still one of them, even though i was in the room with that guy for about an hour. >> i thought you were going to say golf. i'm glad the guys are talking, but i think we've come to really complete paralysis here in washington. and not surprisingly, i kblam the republicans for much of that. whether it's immigration reform, tax reform, here's some of the things of substance. both parties now are figuring out what to do in terms of having something to talk about for the midterm elections this coming november. there is not a single legislative policy check that boehne
of low interest rates. then on the government side we have less drag from tax increases and spending cuts than we had last year. so i think this year will be noticeably stronger than it was in 2013. >> let's get a quick thought on housing. i agree with most of what you said there bquibble with the ida that incomes are going up very much. there is i'm told a bit of a squeeze on affordability. incomes have not gone up enough to keep up with rising mortgage rates and rising prices. is housing going to slow markedly this year because of that? >> well, certainly affordability has declined from where it was a couple of years ago where we had mortgage rates at 3.25% and prices were down tremendously. however, prices are still down by about 1/5 from where they were at their peak in 2006. we are seeing some job growth, some income growth, and we do see lenders a little bit more willing to lend. so i think although affordability is down somewhat, it's still pretty good on a historical basis. and i think that will be enough to bring people into the housing market. >> thanks a lot, gus. appreciate yo
, that is senator bob mennendez. a possible tax break for 13 million americans. president obama unveiling his new budget. we will tell you if it gets an icy chill on capitol hill when that proposal makes it through congress. >> when i first started the learn with ms. sally, it was hard. it was hard. but i -- this is what i wanted to do. >> fighting illiteracy in adults. one man's journey just to learn how to read. al jazeera america gives you the total news experience anytime, anywhere. more on every screen. digital, mobile, social. visit aljazeera.com. follow @ajam on twitter. and like aljazeera america on facebook for more stories, more access, more conversations. so you don't just stay on top of the news, go deeper and get more perspectives on every issue. al jazeera america. >>> any minute now, israel's prime minister is set to address a key group of lobbyists. this is senator bob mennendez addressing the crowd. benjamin netanyahu will deliver his speech to the american/israel public affairs committee, one day after a closed door meeting with the president. they discussed reaching an agreemen
later. ryan chilcote live on the phone from kiev. next, i'm going to take a thatat the tax price rate zara has to thank for that. ♪ >> first. bloomberg. in london.k barton this is "on the move." we are streaming live on your tablet, your phone and now any windows phone as well. it has the best profit margins in the industry, at least in part due to tax loopholes. loop holet tax benefit from? claimis -- a sickly, they the rights to the brand names of the in the text brands -- of the brands. when they have stores in rome or london or paris, the subsidiaries have to pay substantial royalties into this unit in the netherlands. that has the effect of moving billions of dollars of income, taxable income out of those countries and into the netherlands and switzerland, where they have a tax advantage. >> i suppose that affects margins in a different way in different countries, to? countries,fferent too? >> in the netherlands are switzerland they have very low tax rates. in italy and the u.k. and france and germany, it european markets their profit margins have been between three percent an
was running trillion dollar plus during the recession, but with the government started taking in more tax revenue and the deficit is the difference between what the government takes in and what it spends. many people confuse it with the debt which is what the government borrows to cover the deficit. an economic stock could be right around the corner. more on that coming up. and forget the fish that saved pittsburgh. we're going to tell you about the hockey arena that could save detroit. that and more as "real money" continues. >> the strength of the u.s. economy but the over all picture remains cloudy in part because of the weather. the biggest news was the revision to gross domestic product for the final three months of 2013. we'll learn more about that in a moment. but first, the contracts to buy homes edged up but less than economists expected, and is near a two-year low. as we reported the housing market has been hurt by this year's severe winter. we also learned that consumer sentiment rose slightly in february despite frigid temperatures and weak job growth in december and january.
dave camp, the head of ways and means committee has done this week proposing tax reform to simplify the tax code, reduce rates, reduce the corporate rate from 35 to 25% is really the sort of thing we need to do to energize the participants in the u.s. economy. right now they're sitting on their hands. there is over a trillion, maybe $3 trillion in corporate assets not being deployed. there are $2 trillion in corporate assets parked overseas because they don't want to be taxed. the camp plan would cause most of that to come back to the united states and be deployed here. that is the sort of thing we should be doing. jenna: he announced his plan, if you will in the "wall street journal" yesterday in an article. i believe he will be speaking to neil cavuto later today. it will be interesting to hear from him. what do you think the prospects are? we heard tax reform before. what do you think really are the chances what he does actually turns into some change, real change? >> i think because of president obama's attitude towards taxes, there is very little prospect. you need a president
brewer's decision on the veto. >>> a new investigation reveals shady business dealings to hide tax dollars. >>> a whole lot of new worlds, nasa scientists, more than 700 new planets are discovered. >> welcome back to al jazeera america. i'm john siegenthaler in new york. a lot to cover this half hour including trapped. tens of thousands of syrian refugees, seeking to get food and shelter. >>> hiding billions from the irs. >>> now the corvette sinkhole on display for all to see. >>> ukraine's transitional government faces a vote in the parliament tomorrow. it comes less than a week since viktor yanukovych was forced from office. warning against a military intervention in kook. u.s. is ready to offer ukraine a billion dollar alone. >>> in depth review of sexual assault in the military. the pentagon has said, 600 people have been disqualified from positions of drill sergeants, recruiters or sexual assault. >> arizona governor jan brewer has just vetoed a controversial gay rights bill. that measure would have allowed business owners to have refused to serve gays on religious grounds. s
. >> lawmakers want to know how some of the wealthy americans can hide billions from the tax man. >> i'm john henry smith, a son knocks off his dad's old team. >> we'll share messages from our imprisoned colleagues. before we go to break, we want to share a letter peter wrote from prison. >> we have been doing what every journalist would, recording and trying to make sense of the events with fairness and balance. when the egyptian government declared the muslim brotherhood to be a terrorist organisation, it knocked the wind out of them. talking to them became on act of treason, however >> a live look at the statue of liberty in new york. the new york harbour, a clear but chilly quay. >> the top stories - the army disqualified 588 soldiers from positions of trust. after a major probe into sexual all the. investigate juniors sifted through records of 20,000 military members. it's unclear if the soldiers were kicked out of the military or assigned to new positions. >> members of an armed pro-rush amilitia has taken over some buildings in crimea. they are flying an american flag. it comes as ukra
in taxes. carl levin said the bank's actions were right out of a james bond field and helped them hide billions from the irs. currently their investigating credit suisse for offshore. >> is it reads like a spy novel. some of those monies into the bank vaults. >> i don't remember the bond film that was specifically about accounting. >>> irs commissioner john cosco will discuss about funds in the irs being aloe indicated including bonuses to employees. he's maintained that bonuses are needed to retain and attract good employees. the commission will also face questions about the agency's accused targeting of tea party groups. >>> president obama is taking his year of action message on the road today. he'll be in st. paul, minnesota, pitching the economic plan spelled out in his state of the union address. the president has been able to focus on transportation issues at st. paul's union depot. announcing new competition, encouraging investments to create jobs and restore infrastructure. >>> today, house democrats are set to kick off their efforts to raise the minimum wage. the president an
in this year alone will be over $100 million. $136 million. crazy. superhigh tax. that is the other part of the thing is, no one says i am sorry. it is not stopping anyone from buying this. just in virginia. go ahead. disclosure, ill was a big stoker for many years. i quit about 14 years ago when my son came along. we used to call it nature's prozac. there is another side to this. our founding fathers notoriously had marijuana. they grew it for different reasons. i am sure they smoked it a little bit, but there is another business part that can come out of this. fibers of marijuana, the actual plant are very strong. paper make clothes, for books. there is a wide range of stuff you can use for this. it seems to me that this could stoners span out into saying let's start making t-shirts. they get a co-op going and making it this way. this could be a little bit more money than just the tax revenue that comes from it. guest: yes. it is growing by leaps and bounds. those of us of a certain age will remember if you grew up in several areas or spent time in was growing this wild in the 1960's,
business groups say japan should cut corporate taxes. that's if the country wants to attract more investments from abroad. the japanese government launched a panel earlier this month to study the possibility of cutting the corporate tax rate. the panel invited officials from the american chamber of commerce and the european business council to its first meeting. by 2020 japan is aiming to boost investments from abroad to more than $340 billion as part of its economic growth plan. that's double the figure in 2012. >> translator: we would like to receive your views on how to make japan attractive for more foreign investors including improving the rules. >> at the meeting participants said that japan's corporate tax rate is too high. it's currently about 35%. they also said they want to see clearer rules on laying off employees and a more flexible system for part-timers. >>> central bankers in brazil have raised the country's benchmark interest rate gn, but they're slowing the pace of monetary tightening. members of the bank's monetary policy committee decided to raise the key lanedi
and offered general goals on taxes, trade, energy, and regulatory curves. pointing outl keep the upbeat economic outlook. >> let me jump in. we know congressional hearings on the budget again next week, including one wednesday with the finance committee chairman wyden. >> talking about breathing room for more -- he is new to the tax-writing panel. he has his own ideas about tax policy. again, it is a forum for airing ideas about the broader economy. you want be seeing the summit -- their democrats be doing own budget plan. the field the december agreement .ut the spending caps in place the republicans will do their own plan, which will contrast with the administration's blueprint. house republicans met and talked about alternatives to the health care law. next week, there is a bill scheduled. what about the bill and what is the current republican strategy? >> they obviously still object to obamacare. i think they have moved away from trying to repeal it. now they are going after individual pieces. the measure coming up next week has the same effect the bill the house passed has. it draw
. crazy. superhigh tax. that is the other part of the thing is, no one says i am sorry. it is not stopping anyone from buying this. just in virginia. go ahead. disclosure, ill was a big stoker for many years. i quit about 14 years ago when my son came along. we used to call it nature's prozac. there is another side to this. our founding fathers notoriously had marijuana. they grew it for different reasons. i am sure they smoked it a little bit, but there is another business part that can come out of this. fibers of marijuana, the actual plant are very strong. paper make clothes, for books. there is a wide range of stuff you can use for this. it seems to me that this could stoners span out into saying let's start making t-shirts. they get a co-op going and making it this way. this could be a little bit more money than just the tax revenue that comes from it. guest: yes. it is growing by leaps and bounds. those of us of a certain age will remember if you grew up in several areas or spent time in was growing this wild in the 1960's, especially during world war ii, tons of hemp was grown all o
taxes and has not paid them in ten years and he said in addition to that mitt romney has probably committed other felonies. as it turns out mitt romney paid millions of dollars in taxes and harry reid pretended he had not smeared him. yet he had done just that. there are a number of right-minded americans who are wondering mr. reid, what are you talking about? and you do sincerely owe an apology to these people you smeared unjustly. >> 11 minutes after the top of the hour. >> you might not recognize his face yet but our next guest says he could be the next bin laden. >> millions of dollars in campaign donations coming from planned parenthood, so who is it specifically going to go to and why? we're going to explain that as "fox & friends" rolls on live from new york city, where it's 9 degrees right now, folks. ♪ ♪ go long, look lean, in this season's most important fashion trend, the long shirt. designed to flatter, with playful hemlines and length for everybody. the new long shirt. visit the shirt boutique, only at chico's and chicos.com. help keep teeth clean and breath fresh
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their settlement agreements including the method of calculating the agreements and whether it is tax deductible and so on and the disclosure would be required up front at the time this is announced. now the fed doesn't have to wait for congress to do that, you could voluntarily adopt that public disclosure now. will you do that? >> i agree with you, it is important for us to disclose more and to disclose as much as we can. and we'll look at that very carefully and try to provide for mfgs. >> so in principal we're talking about more disclosure here. >> correct. >> i think this is really important because this is about accountability. we want to hold our financial institutions accountable but it means accountability for our regulatory -- >> i agree. >> and i want to follow up onp senator brown's question about too big to fail. you said we have made significant progress but much work remains to be done and i agree. but since the financial crisis in 2008, the five largest financial institutions are 38% larger than they were back then. so my question is, what evidence would you need to see before yo
such a complicated tax code, for instance, is because of these lobbying organizations. if you really wanted to get a fair tax code -- >> how do you offset the influence that unions have and left-wing organizations that soros have? >> why is it only big unions or big organizations that have a say in these things? >> no one is pooling their money together to -- >> i want to raise a question about, at some level, of the voracity of the index. at some level, there's shadow lobbying going on. and not even total lobbying numbers have come down. but you can clearly tell there's the official lobbying that we can all track, that they're tracking, but then all this stuff on the side. >> what if you hire a congressman and bring him under your wing. i thought the same thing too. it was interesting that two tobacco companies made the top of the list. >> you take this to its worst level of lobbying and how does that compare to ukraine with theically other countries, where it's pure out and out bribery. >> there's not a reason to not constantly try to be vigilant to make it a better system. >> there's no golf co
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parliament and prime minister. they would like more of the tax revenues to stay here and not go to kiev, have more control over their own destiny. they dismissed everybody appointed by kiev and appoint their own people, the new mayor is actually a russian citizen. the new leader here is actually russian, as well. i think we're going to see a lot more russian influence here. they're going to resist any direction from kiev. >> jennifer glasse, thank you very much. viktor yanukovych also calling those protestors who overthrew him fascists, denying allegations that he was the one who ordered police to shoot at them. nick, what has been the reaction from people still gathered in independence square? >> del, if you walk through that square and talk to people, they are not talking about viktor yanukovych. they are talking about the people who died to depose him. over the last hour, there's been somber music coming from funerals that are still happening one week after yanukovych fled, some 80 people died fighting police who these protestors believe were acting on the orders of president yanukovych. v
, which is probably too much even for jim grant. so i think you always have to think, what are the tax arrangements, what are the future taxes? what does that look like? what is the monetary arrangement? what does that look like? once i know what that apology is, i can go, jim cramer and others can go and say here's what the prices are. >> that's interesting. >> i know it's been talk around wall street that this is artificial pricing and stuff. it's inhaernt becauerent. >> as free as the market ever gets, still takes into account some -- >> you can have crappy policies and you can have good policies. that's certainly true and fair to argue. you're never going to get away from the idea that the policies are affecting the prices. >> more from fed president, st. louis fed president jim bullard still to come. >>> let's take a check on energy prices. oil prices have been climbing over the past month and nat gas has been on a tear this winter. joining us now is lord john brown, former ceo of. bp. welcome to the broadcast, "seven elements that changed the world" is the name of the book. we th
parliament and prime minister. i asked what more do they want? interestingly they said taxes. a lot of the tax gas to ukraine proper. they want to see better roads, schools, everything that we see elsewhere in the world, better autonomy. i haven't heard the word secession heard yet but they would like to be as close to russia as they always been. this has been a part of ukraine since 1954, and they really feel that russia is their closest ally. >> the crimeans worried about pocketbook issues. thank you. >>> in washington secretar secrf state john kerry urged all parties not to inflame the situation. >> we urge all parties, that includes the new interim technical government, rightists, oppositionists, others, anybody in the streets that are arm, we urge all parties to avoid all steps that could be misinterpreted or lead to miscalculation or do anything to work, to bring peace and stability, and peaceful transition within the governing process of ukraine. >> the white house is also keeping a close eye on the situation in ukraine. >> we're not going to speculate about what we might do
house republicans will unveil plans for a tax plan already declared dead on arrival. the kentucky republican said he sees no hopes for major tax overhaul this year. he blames democrats, who he says wants to recognize $1 trillion in revenue. he said changes in the tax code should make the company more competitive, not raise more money for the government. >> looking at the weather front, the west could be seeing rain today. >> definitely changes on the way. that is not the case unfortunately here across the upper midwest where the cold air is locked in place, so our cold weather woes continue with a wind chill warning in place across the u.p. of michigan where it could get 40 below zero in the overnight hours. today, we have high pressure that continues to build in, drawing down that arctic air mass into the southern plains and spreading to the east. here in texas, temperatures at much as 20 degrees colder than this time yesterday, so in addition to the rain and thunderstorm activity, we're seeing along the gulf coast further inland, we are seeing patchy, in land rain for slick road
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,000 in lost revenue to the hotel. and that itself results in almost $2,000 in local and state sales tax revenues lost. >> reporter: but with the tide turning, even republicans who supported and voted for the bill, like state senator steve pierce -- you didn't think it was targeting the lgbt community? >> not at all, no. >> reporter: they're now urging brewer to veto it. >> we made a mistake, and now we have to fix it. >> reporter: if the governor doesn't sign or veto the bill by the end of the week it becomes law automatically. still, this morning an aide to the governor said this bill was never part of her agenda, another hint that a veto is likely. brian? >> mike taibbi starting us off from phoenix tonight. mike, thanks. >>> now to a new fight that's erupted in public today over the end of the war in afghanistan. fed up and frustrated, the president of the united states issued an ultimatum to the president of afghanistan today. after 13 years of war, it affects how and when every american finally comes home. our pentagon correspondent jim administration chef ski is tonight traveling w
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to spend their hard-earned tax dollars on foreign assistance and strengthen the greatest military the world has ever known. i see americans who want america to lead. [applause] my friends, i've been around a long time. and in fact, since the coolidge administration. [laughter] but i would say to you i've never seen this world in need of strong american leadership than it is today. and i believe these events, these negotiations with iran, which i hope to succeed, but i doubt, when i see the slaughter in syria, when i see the chinese asserting themselves in asia, when i see significant cuts in foreign aid and also in our defense budget, i'm worried. my final word to you, my dear and beloved friends, america and israel needs you more today than ever before. thank you and god bless. right now we are going to the conference with a discussion with an israeli journalist. on the internet, which i did not have a great knowledge about. gender wise, i am a jewish mother. after four months, they showed me what became the first internet-wide instant -- later, a company came in and bought us. overnight w
a sound and responsible financial system. never again should tax payers have to foot the bill when banks and financial institutions make mistakes. i say this quite purposefully in london since london is sufficient of such great importance for the common european market, the financial market, and thus for the economy of all european member states. in the negotiations the next budget, britain and germany together saw to it that in times of severe cuts in national budgets in europe too, expenditure is focused on what is necessary and on what is important to secure europe's future. priority here is on investment in science and research. without attaining top rank innovation we will fall behind and lose prosperity. in many areas, only to mentioned internet as one example we are no longer among the best. we have to close that gap again. we will only be able to achieve this if all of us in europe join forces and pull in the same direction. i am convinced if we continue to make it very clear that we are serious about wishing to change we will find the necessary legal instruments to reach our goa
parliament and they are already the only autonomous republic in ukraine. a lot of it is about money, taxes, revenues, they want that to stay here and that is what they are talking about now. we are not hearing words about succession for now. but certainly most of the people here are looking towards the east, are looking toward russia where they say they feel much more kin ship and think what happened in kiev they were not consulted really kind of marginalizes them and especially unhappy that kiev made a ukraine the ukraine the official language because people here speak russia. >> reporter: and jennifer class is there this morning and i want to go to phil who is joining us from moscow and phil after going into hiding former president victor yanukovich has suddenly emerged in russia and set to speak here if a couple hours, what has he been up to, do we know anything about his plans? >> well, thomas we know he expects to hold a press contrends and this will be his first appearance publically since he was ousted from kiev. we are being told it will happen in the town on don and not confirmed
coup deposed him in 2006. the opposition says it wants to get rid of what it calls the taxing regime. her supporters have promised not to allow that to happen. the problem now is that there is a potential for a violent showdown. >> aljazeera continues to demand the release of its staff held in egypt. they have enough spent 62 days in prison, accused of having links with a terrorist organization and spreading false news. aljazeera rejects the charges. another aljazeera journalist has been held since august. still to come, cuba's new billion dollar port, but could it take business away from its caribbean neighbors. >> behind lego's success. >> the man in the mask turns the heat on the new york knicks. joe will be here with a sports update. ♪ what is this place? where are we? this is where we bring together the fastest internet and the best in entertainment. we call it the x1 entertainment operating system. it looks like the future! we must have encountered a temporal vortex. further analytics are necessary. beam us up. ♪ that's my phone. hey. [ female announcer ] the x1 entertainme
to take control of the military, armed forces, navy, tax and military, all commanders take orders from me, those that disagree, pleas resign. >> that scarce the crimea tattar population, many expelled by stalin. >> it's the first time in modern history that crimea lived under such conditions. they have taken over military bases. the society is filled with fear, afraid of everyone is everything. >> 400 miles north, in cashing i've -- karkiv. in kiev former opposition leader now presidential candidate vitaly klitschko appealed for calm. >> translation: i urge everybody, no provocations, no calls for separatism, no violence or anarchy. legal and democratic societies are formed in ukraine. all have to show their patriotism and uni. >> signs of things to come. men in camouflage damaged ukrainian communications equipment. one mystery solved. the men in uniform that took over airports and other strategic locations are crimean riot police, intelligence forces, security personnel and some officers of russia's black sea fleet, according to the prime minister of crimea. there are some ethnic ukraini
of ministries, ranging from border control and navy to tax. if people in charge don't like it. they could resign. >> recognising my responsibility with the lives and safety of the people i call on the president to call for assistance, calling for peace and order in crimea. of course, plenty of people here like all of this. these people in sevastapol said they'd love it in russia handed out russian passports. >> translation: all of us are russians, we kept our documents. in our souls, we are russians. >> for the speed of all this, it left others terrified. the ukrainian church were holding a service. they see troop movements, a lack of control and they are frightened. >> we wake up in the morning and don't know what will happen. every day brings surprises. >> we found crimean tatars. defending their own channel with station. vladimir putin gave the orders, it's impossible a head of state doesn't influence another country. he warned that troops were on the boarder. damages were ready. >> the russian view is it's ridiculous to claim they were innovating a place where they have a military preps, and
russian states, companies, and he sees britain's empire of tax havens over which the sun never sets. this is why vladimir putin believes that the western elite is, in fact, corrupt. there has been start lipping news from london, a -- startling news from london, a leak to the "guardian" newspaper that britain's government issued an internal position paper saying that britain wants to stop american sanctions from hurting the interests of the city of london. that means ta britain is talking in conversations with n.a.t.o. allies that it doesn't want sanctions that can hit vladimir putin where it hurts. >> you're reporting that you believe they are considering in london some sort of legislation that would prevent american sanctions affecting the city of london, the financial sector in london. >> there was a leak to a british newspaper, an internal position paper of what the government should argue for over the next few days within the west, and that is a point >> that indicates there's no willingness on the british side to go forward with significant sanctions against russia. >> exactly.
will discuss his republican colleagues on that session with the tax agency. and later we break down the oscars. can 12 years a slave take the big prize. but we start with a quick update on the situation this ukraine. ousted president viktor yanukovych spoke to ukranians from russia today. he claimed in a performance that was either defiant or bizarre that he's still the president and that no one has overthrown him. also he says he never gave orders to fire on protesters last week when scores of demonstrators died just one day before he fled his palace and tossed his papers in to a river. his speech comes as up identified armed men patrolled two airports in the crimean region of ukraine on the black sea. the area is home to not only many ethnic russians, but also russia's black sea fleet. ukranian officials say the men are russian
, local taxes going up, and insurance costing more? it's not the evil capitalists on wall street, it's the osha ocean of new regulations taking every spare dime from america's budget because someone here in washington thinks they know better. listen, whether it's a farm or whether it's on an energy platform or whether it's this chamber that passed the bill two years ago straight down the party-line vote that told every american that they cannot pick the health care they wanted last year they had to pick the one washington approved. they couldn't have the same doctor, they had to pick one that washington approved. they couldn't pay what they choose to because they wanted to go to the hospital washington chose. the costs are going up as well because washington put a new tax on medical twices like a dental crown, knee replacement, or pacemaker so right when they are getting hit with medical bills they'll get hit with a new tax as well. what a great idea. the problem is this government has grown and grown over decades. it is time to turn this around. now is the moment to guff the miles p
it easier for studios to qualify for tax breaks starting this spring to encourage the next afternoon tar. sky fall, inception, batman. and it all began with that film ceo adrian wootton says it helps that much of the creative talent is crammed within the radius of a few blocks. >> people actually like being here because they can walk out of place where they're having coffee and a sandwich and they can walks over to their post production ifl and walk around the corner and see how the sound mixing is going 200 yards away. >> recognizing that home grown talent is maybe why "gravity" grabbed britain's version of the osca oscar. >> and it goes to "gravity." >> reporter: special effects have come a long way since dangling a space ship on a string. now it's a snap to be thrust into space but the special effects in granty are a game charger. >>> in scenes where they appear to be flying, the cameras are flying to them. in others, only their faces are real. alphonil folfonso coron had to with the goods. >> 1.8 million little lights constantly changing to create maufl reflecting the sun, the earth,
. it is always the surprise. >> a surprise that brazilians live for with taxes and anticipations. this year is no exception. >>> meanwhile it's the last weekend before mardi gras in new orleans. they are marching down the street from now until tuesday. the party ends on tuesday, the night before the lent season begins for the christian calendar. >>> going for the golden statue. they may not be famous, but we show you you the rich crop of documenties vying for an honour at the show. >> people in the u.k. and ireland got a dazzling light show thursday night. the northern lights were the best from years. they are created when solar winds were created. the time lapse photos were taken in northern england and along the coast. >> soon the documentaries at the oscars. but first the snow and meteorologist eboni deon. >> most of the ages along the u.s. that will change. many areas across the east-west and north-east seeing conditions deteriorating. an area of low pressure spinning off the coast of california, moving east ward. we are pulling in a lot of moisture. there's a severe warning in addition
control of all forces. military, navy, tax, boarder control. all commanders should take orders from me only. those that disagree, please resign. >> many of the tatar ancestors were deported by stalin in 1954. >> it's the first time in modern history that they have lived under these conditions. crimean society is filled with fear. people are afraid of everyone and everything. >> 400 miles north in the second city. pro-russian demonstrators drag supporters from city hall and raise the russian flag there. much of the population oppose the take over of the government. in kiev former opposition leader, presidential candidate appealed for calm. >> i urge everybody, no provocation, calls for separatism, no anarchy. they are not formed in ukraine. all who love the country have to show their patriotism. at a military airport. a worrying sign of things to come. >> one mystery solved. the men in uniform took over airports. the crimean riot police, intelligence forces and some officers of russia's back sea fleet according to the deputy prime minister. >> jennifer glasse joins us on the phone. she'
, definitely. >> you're right. >> there is no sales tax in this city of portland, except on hotels and car rentals? >> portland, oregon. >> i agree with her. >> i didn't know that. >> yes, it is. this bear shown as a full screen broke into a elementary school south of which portland? >> maine. >> you're the smartest. that's because fred is not here. fred is zoned out. >> wait, wait, i vote that one is oregon. >> and you're wrong. >> again! >> all right. well, anyway, kids, the new season of "portlandia" kicks off tonight". >> thank you, guys. >>> the amazing results of today's "ambush makeover." >> and how three real women are going to get to look in the mirror and say i love myself. >> what does that mean, real women? >> you know, real. not fake. not mannequins. >> right after this. ♪ [ female announcer ] we lowered her fever, you kept the midnight watch. infants' tylenol® reduces fever and pain while being gentle on the tummy. but for everything we do, we know you do so much more. infants' tylenol®. after their new artisan grilled chicken ciabatta sandwich goes down, productivity goe
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